The first time I had to say that out loud was beyond difficult but so full of relief at the same time. Every “coming out” story is different. However, you don’t just “come out” once. When you are gay, you just may have to do it more than once. It’s more like 1,000 times. Per year.
Pretty much with most people you meet or are in personal contact with from that moment forward. You “come out” again and again. Every time you are faced with that moment, the moment where you need to respond to the “what does your husband do?”or “are you two (pointing to Lo) sisters?” type of question, you think very quickly about:
- What is the situation I’m in at this moment?
- How much of a conversation you want to start here?